Genetic Screening

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First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

On a day when Apple sidesteps healthcare technology, Mary-Claire King shows how to confront it

The most interesting healthcare news of this week was manifestly not Apple AAPL +0.23% 's new watch; I can only assume that the Cupertino-based company concluded, after meeting with the FDA and consulting with a range of experts, that it made far more ... [Published American Enterprise Institute - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

New genetic test to spot 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer

A new study has found 23 new genetic variants that can identify men with 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer.Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, University of Cambridge, and University of Southern California led a huge search ... [Published Business Standard India - 21 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Graduate Story: The Value of PGS Testing

The couple had been long-time patients at , who first began treatment over two full years ago. Due to the patient's age, egg retrievals were difficult, not always successful, and did not retrieve many eggs. But in most cases, the medical team was able ... [Published Digital Journal - 14 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Zebrafish Genes Linked to Human Respiratory Diseases

SINGAPORE, Sept 15, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - A small freshwater fish found in many tropical aquariums may hold the key to unlocking one of the leading causes of respiratory diseases in humans.Scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology ... [Published Nasdaq - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Austin doctor says family planners should consider genetic testing

If you're a woman thinking about having a baby and you've never considered genetic testing, an Austin doctor says maybe you should and he tells KLBJ's Perry Watson why.(Additional information from Texas Fertility Center):Texas Fertility Center is partnering ... [Published 590 KLBJ - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Our Era of Preventive Genetic Screening: Brought to You in Part by Mary-Claire King

Two decades ago, Mary-Claire King made one of the most important contributions to modern healthcare when she discovered the first gene linked to breast cancer. Now, she’s trying to one-up herself.King, a genetics pioneer who won a major scientific award ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Wider Genetic Screening For Breast Cancer

Relevant TopicsWomen's HealthLatest News Clinical Trials Research Drugs Reports CorporateWomen's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, strokeFollow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio:Women's Health News RSSW ... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Patient Engagement: Making Progress Abroad and at Home Too

The day when patients will be active participants in their care treatment is soon coming and I am pretty excited about it.No, I’m not talking about Apple’s latest bonanza of self-importance and overpriced gadgetry. I think my editor, Mark Hagland, covered ... [Published Healthcare Informatics Online - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

8 emerging technologies that kids born today will take for granted

By | Tech in Asia  –While you’re sitting smug as your parents and grandparents stare in awe of smartphones and the internet, take a second to think about what your own offspring will be doing 10 to 20 years from now that you won’t be able to wrap your ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

On A Day When Apple Sidesteps Healthcare Technology, Mary-Claire King Shows How To Confront It

The most interesting healthcare news of this week was manifestly not Apple’s new watch; I can only assume that the Cupertino-based company concluded, after meeting with the FDA and consulting with a range of experts, that it made far more sense to go ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 3 reports

Lasker Winner Urges Wider Genetic Screening

Mary-Claire King, one of the new Lasker Award winners, calls for more widespread genetic screening for breast cancer. read more ... [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Learn Your Reproductive Risks on Sept. 21st

Texas Fertility Center Genetic Screening Day Open to Central Texas Couples Couples planning a family can give their children a good start with preconception genetic testing. Texas Fertility Center is partnering with Good Start Genetics to offer Austin ... [Published PRWeb - Sep 09 2014]

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...from Israel, audaciously suggested that all adult women should be screened for defined categories of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations - specifically, on "unambiguously loss-of-function mutations with definitive effect on cancer risk."
a lead author of the study, said: "We know that there are a few"
...Consequently, Professor King has recommended that, "every woman in America of any race or ancestry be offered this opportunity when she's in the midst of childbearing or beginning childbearing"
..."No medicine is perfect", says Dr. Albert Wei, "Patients react differently to different treatments. Of course we do our best, but frankly some cases require many cycles to adjust course and find the best method for that patient" . certainly has alumni who have found success through this method as well - one of our most determined patients needed a full 18 cycles to finally have...

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Beaumont First in Michigan to Test Gene-Directe... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - 7 hours ago]
On a day when Apple sidesteps healthcare techno... [Published American Enterprise Institute - 8 hours ago]
News of Mutations in PALB2 Gene Raising Risk of... [Published The ASCO Post - 12 hours ago]
Prostate cancer study picks out 23 risk genes [Published BioNews - 12 hours ago]
'Offer breast cancer risk gene screening to eve... [Published BioNews - 12 hours ago]
Graduate Story: The Value of PGS Testing [Published Digital Journal - 14 hours ago]
Zebrafish genes linked to human respiratory dis... [Published Medical Xpress - 18 hours ago]
New genetic test to spot 6-fold increased risk ... [Published Business Standard India - 21 hours ago]
Zebrafish Genes Linked to Human Respiratory Dis... [Published Nasdaq - 22 hours ago]
Journalist Amy Robach calls supports more breas... [Published Times Union - 23 hours ago]
Genetic Testing Can Now Identify Men With A Hig... [Published Business Insider Australia - Sep 14 2014]
Newly Discovered Prostate Cancer Genetic Varian... [Published Medical Daily - Sep 14 2014]
Genetic testing can identify men at six-fold in... [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 14 2014]
Austin doctor says family planners should consi... [Published 590 KLBJ - Sep 14 2014]
Ovarian cancer month [Published News4Jax.com - Sep 13 2014]
Our Era of Preventive Genetic Screening: Brough... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 12 2014]
Wider Genetic Screening For Breast Cancer [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 12 2014]
EggBanxx Hosts 3rd Egg Freezing Party to Addres... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 12 2014]
Wider Genetic Screening For Breast Cancer? [Published CancerConnect.com - Sep 12 2014]
Patient Engagement: Making Progress Abroad and ... [Published Healthcare Informatics Online - Sep 11 2014]
Meet the stars of The Show: Helen [Published Breast Cancer Care - Sep 11 2014]
8 emerging technologies that kids born today wi... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Sep 11 2014]
ONLINE FIRST: It’s Too Soon to Recommend Broad,... [Published Oncology Times - Sep 11 2014]
On A Day When Apple Sidesteps Healthcare Techno... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 10 2014]
Controversy over breast cancer screenings [Published My Sun Coast - Sep 09 2014]
Genetic Panel Screening can help save lives [Published Greene County Daily World - Sep 09 2014]
Lasker Winner Urges Wider Genetic Screening [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Sep 09 2014]
Call for Genetic Screening to Become New Norm [Published Daily Rx - Sep 09 2014]
UW geneticist to receive prestigious Lasker prize [Published Seattle Times - Sep 09 2014]
Researchers Aim For Wider Genetic Screening For... [Published NPR - Sep 09 2014]
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Lasker Winner Urges Wider Genetic Screening [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Sep 09 2014]
Mary-Claire King, one of the new Lasker Award winners, calls for more widespread genetic screening for breast cancer. read more ...
Patient Engagement: Four Case Studies That High... [Published Health Affairs current issue - Sep 08 2014]
The energy of patients and members of the public worldwide who care about improving health is a huge, but still largely unrecognized and untapped, resource. The aim of patient engagement is to shift the clinical paradigm from determining "what is the ...
Big Pregnancy Data [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Aug 18 2014]
The influx of more and more data from genetic screening and marketing is changing pregnancies, the Atlantic writes. read more ...
'The Perfect 46' examines ethical dilemmas of g... [Published News from Stanford's School of Medicine - Aug 15 2014]
Set in the near future, 'The Perfect 46' documents the rise, and fall, of a fictional genome-matching service. A panel of experts weighed in after a recent screening at Stanford. ...
Reprogenetics expands to Southeast with Miami f... [Published PBR - News - Aug 14 2014]
Reprogenetics, the largest genetics laboratory in the United States specializing in Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS), the technique of examining the normal number of chromosomes in embryos, announced the grand opening of its new facility in Miami, ...
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